Atlanta Eke

Atlanta is an artist with interest in dance and choreography in an expanded field. As well as presenting her work in theatres, through her choreographic practice Atlanta is interested in developing hybrid transitional spaces for crafting new cultural rituals. She is the recipient a DanceWEB Europe scholarship to Vienna in 2010, completed a Dancehouse Housemate residency  in 2012, iaan ArtStart […]

Bone Library in Venice

After successfully presenting her memorable NWF 2014 work Concerto No. 3 at Fierce Festival Birmingham, alumna Sarah-Jane Norman takes yet another Next Wave work overseas, remounting her NWF 2012 project Bone Library at the Venice International Performance Art Week. Taking residence at the Palazzo Mora for the festival, Sarah-Jane will work to engrave a complete dictionary of Indigenous Australian languages, many of which […]

BINGO Unit in SA

Alumni Team Mess are on the road again with their 2012  NWF project BINGO Unit, an interactive, multimedia police drama experience, inviting you to explore your inner good or bad cop. This time they’re hitting up  the Riverland area in South Australia, where once again you can play your part in the show and help film […]

Aimee Smith

Aimee Smith is an award winning choreographer and dance artist. She is inspired by the capacity of art to makes sense of the world around us and the capacity of imagination to dream up the future. A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Aimee’s choreographic works include Wintering (2013/12), Accidental Monsters […]

Take Me Now! at Kings ARI

Fancy some crocodile-inspired jewelry? Perhaps a hand illustrated beer coaster? Curated by Lucy Farmer (NWF 2012) Take Me Now! is a one-night-only exhibition of small, affordable artworks at Kings ARI. Works from an  exciting selection of young, established artists will be up for sale, catering for those who want to own artwork but don’t have the thousands of dollars […]

Abdul Abdullah in Censored

Upcoming group exhibition at Fehily Contemporary, CENSORED, examines lines of morality and the consequences of viewing explicit material in a society eager to condemn.  NWF 2012 alumnus Abdul Abdullah exhibits alongside a mix of local and international artists whose practices touch on critiques of racial vilification, political systems, sexual transgression, and sacrilege. Here, the artists can be seen as provocateurs, consciously […]

Ignoramus Anonymous

Attention ignorant folk! Ignoramus Anonymous is a support group for the ignorant (yes, the ignorant!), led by Malcolm Whittiker from Team MESS (NWF 2012). Held at the Waverley Library, Ignoramus Anonymous is a playful reaction to a culture intent on quantifying knowledge and expertise. It offers a space to ask questions and receive support- a simple […]

Speak Percussion at Melbourne Festival

Speak Percussion make their Melbourne Festival debut this October! For more than a decade, these musical innovators, including NWF 2014 artist Matthias Schack-Arnott, have been exploring the outer limits of sonic endeavour. Now, with The Black of the Star, they find themselves at the edge of all known sound. The Black of the Star (Le Noir […]

Next Wave Alumni in Channels Festival

Channels Festival is coming! Haven’t heard of it? Channels is a new biennial festival based in Melbourne showcasing the best of contemporary video practice from Australia and around the world.  Powerhouse ladies (and Next Wave alumni) Jessie Scott, Rachel Feery and Eugenia Lim have curated a bumper program of screenings, talks, workshops, performances and exhibitions running […]

George Egerton-Warburton at Gertrude

George Egerton-Warburton (NWF 2010, 2012) latest exhibition Dog opens  this Friday at Gertrude Contemporary! This fascinating work is spread over three spaces, each positioned as a different part of a dogs body; namely brain, body and anus. An ecology has been set up by the dog so that the studio gradually becomes imperceptibly lighter with items […]

The SBSB sets sail at Junction

NWF 2012 smash hit The Stream/ The Boat/ The Shore/ The Bridge is setting sail in Launceston next month! As a part of Junction Arts Fetstival, Dan Koop & Co invite you to guide the journey and contribute your thoughts, choices and actions to decide how best to cross the river and reach the city. Journey […]

Blindscape at Fringe

2012 Next Wave Festival hit Blindscape is back!! Step into your alternate reality and into the Blindscape performance space where life continues to be guided by the latest app. Performed in near darkness, your Ipod Touch is your best friend; an extension of yourself. Together you will search for light to reveal fragments of contemporary […]

Double, Time. Climb.

Charles Dennington (NWF 2012) returns to  Sydney’s Gallery Pompom with his latest solo exhibition Double, Time. Climb. Through portrait photography, Dennington reveals the face partially obscured in a pattern of shadows redefining  the form, suggesting a simultaneous present, and absent spacial facade. A number of the sculptures are also represented silhouetted on the walls as photograms. Image […]